Secondo A. Williams, 93, of Springfield, died Monday, December 10, 2007, in Community Hospital, Springfield.
He was born Sept. 29, 1914, in Elkins, W. Va.,the son of Concezio and Rose (Colasant) Williams.
Secondo was an accomplished musician and music teacher. He graduated from the Detroit Conservatory of Music. He taught accordion, organ, and piano to thousands of students.
He and his wife owned and operated Williams Music in the Sandusky area, Mansfield and Ashland, The Record Shop in Sandusky, the Park Avenue Beer Dock and the Spaghetti Bowl Restaurant in Mansfield. He was a member of the Musicians Union, Master Singers of Sandusky, and lifetime member of the Lions Club, Kiwanis Club, and Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Julia (Lombardy) Williams of Springfield; daughter and son-in-law, Carol Frizzell and Doug Geyer of Springfield; son, Greg; sister, Jenny Sani of Sandusky; five grandchildren and their spouses, Kenny and Barbara Frizzell, Joe and Teresa Frizzell, Ed and Christi Frizzell, Matt and Yvonne Geyer, and Molly and Tyler Sagraves; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Primo Williams.
A memorial service will be at12 p.m. Saturday, in Oakwood Village Chapel, with Deacon Norm Horstman of St. Raphael Catholic Church officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made toSt. Jude Children's ResearchHospital, 332 N. Lauderdale,Memphis, TN 38105, or the Nationwide Children's Hospital, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205.
Condolences may be sent to Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory, 830 N. Limestone St., Springfield, OH 45503, or at littletonandrue.com.